This IKEA Toddler Bed Glow Up Starts With A Strip Down

As any parent knows, finding the right toddler bed can be tough. There are so many choices out there, but many of them just don’t quite hit the mark—either they’re not very practical or just not that cute to look at, or they are painted in colors that don’t quite work for your ro … | Continue reading | 4 days ago

This IKEA Hack Will Have You Sitting Pretty (Literally)

Looking to elevate your home décor without breaking the bank? Say no more. @inside_hannahs_home just dropped a brilliant IKEA hack that’s stylish and functional. It’s not easy to replicate, but it can be done with the right tools and some DIY skills. Hannah transformed three KALL … | Continue reading | 6 days ago

College Students’ Favorite IKEA Finds for Dorm Rooms

Moving into a dorm room? IKEA’s got your back (and your bedspread) with their clever Starter Boxes. Designed to tackle the initial furnishing frenzy, these pre-curated bundles offer a one-stop shop for dorm essentials, all at student- and budget-friendly prices. These Starter Box … | Continue reading | 11 days ago

IKEA Will Pay You Real Money To Work In Its New Virtual Roblox Store

Furniture giant IKEA is making waves in the gaming world by offering real people the chance to work in a virtual store on the Roblox platform – and get paid for it. Named “The Co-Worker Game,” this virtual experience allows players to engage in IKEA’s digital universe, fulfilling … | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Cat Owner Hacks IKEA KALLAX into Cat-Approved Climbing Tower

Forget flimsy store-bought cat trees. Savvy cat owner Samanta has conquered the high cost and low quality of commercial options with a clever IKEA hack. Using two KALLAX shelving units and some creative thinking, Samanta built a “Cat Castle,” a multi-story cat tower fit for her t … | Continue reading | 13 days ago

How A Designer Hacked An IKEA Dresser Into A Bold Checkered Piece

Interior Designer Famelly Del Orbe decided to breathe new life into a familiar piece of furniture: the IKEA TARVA dresser. Del Orbe’s six-year itch for a room refresh led her to personalize the dresser, and the result is a unique and visually striking checkerboard dresser design. … | Continue reading | 18 days ago

Erika’s Floating Shelf Hack is the Small Bedroom Upgrade You Need

A neglected corner of the bedroom finally gets cleaned up with a simple DIY. Anna Erika took to her Instagram account @annaerikadesign to reveal her latest project, a clever IKEA hack that combines two readily available IKEA items into a stylish, floating bedside shelf. Erika’s p … | Continue reading | 20 days ago

Why I’m Ditching My Old Frying Pan For IKEA’s Latest Cookware

I’ve been using the IKEA KAVALKAD frying pan for some years now. It’s a handy pan – affordable, light, and does the job well enough. I’ve been replacing one KAVALKAD after another when the coating wears off, but now, I’m ditching it for good. Why? It has PFAS. What’s PFAS Per- an … | Continue reading | 21 days ago

IKEA’s Launches Cat-alogue (And Dog-alogue) To Help Pets Find “Fur-Ever” Homes

Looking for a furry friend? IKEA UK and Woodgreen Pets Charity have joined forces for a heartwarming collaboration to help abandoned pets find their forever homes. The initiative features two adorable lookbooks—a “Cat-alogue” and a “Dog-alogue”—showcasing adoptable cats and dogs … | Continue reading | 24 days ago

Designer Style, DIY Budget: How Francesca B. Saved Hundreds On Lighting

We’ve all been there—the frustration of going from store to store looking for the perfect lamp only to be foiled by the high price or designs that just didn’t appeal to us. “I wanted two chandeliers with three lights each for my large living room, but after visiting several store … | Continue reading | 25 days ago

Behind-the-Couch Charging Outlet: Easy Project with an IKEA Picture Ledge

As we increasingly integrate technology into every aspect of our lives, the need for convenient charging solutions grows. Gülcan Öztürk, a creator who works from home, found herself in a common predicament—constantly using her phone and laptop while wanting to relax on the sofa, … | Continue reading | 27 days ago

This $500 DIY Turned Vicky’s Living Room Alcove into a Showstopper

Home renovations can often be costly, with custom-built features racking up thousands in expenses. Instagram DIYer Vicky and her husband show that with a bit of elbow grease and can-do spirit, gorgeous modifications can be achieved without breaking the bank. The first-time DIYers … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Did You Know IKEA Has Whelping Boxes?

An experienced whelping partner shares her faves. Being a whelping partner is an amazing experience but can also be messy. Shaz recently helped her dog birth a new litter and recommends IKEA fabric storage cases for a cost-effective and manageable whelping box for smaller dog bre … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Is This the Most Unexpected Beanbag Ever? It’s Made from an IKEA Bag

The IKEA blue bag is one of, if not the most, iconic items sold at IKEA. It’s been touted as indestructible, the most versatile bag in the world, and an all-time favorite for hacks. It’s not unexpected that a doctoral researcher in South Korea honed in on hacking the blue bag for … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Ingenious IKEA Hack Transforms Step Stool into a Senior-Friendly Aid

We’ve seen thousands of hacks on IKEA Hackers, but this is a first. Henk’s innovative transformation of the BEKVÄM step stool adds a handle, offering a clever modification designed to provide extra support for those who need it. The BEKVÄM step stool is wildly popular among IKEA … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

12 Purrfect Hacks for Cats and a Look at IKEA’s New UTSÅDD Pet Collection

IKEA’s recently launched pet collection, UTSÅDD, has pet owners purring with excitement. Developed with insights from veterinarians, pet product experts, and a discerning panel of cats and dogs, UTSÅDD offers 29 products that promise to enhance pets’ daily lives. The collection i … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Quirky Scalloped Details Change a Boring IKEA Bookcase Into a Stylish Piece

Farwa Moledina, a resourceful DIYer, elevated a plain IKEA BILLY bookcase with scalloped wood trim, turning it into statement furniture that complements her kitchen. Moledina needed additional storage for her growing family, and the BILLY bookcase, with its adjustable shelves and … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

How Gwen Tailored a Walk-In Closet for Her 100-Year-Old House

It took 13 years, but Gwen finally conquered the challenge of her century-old home’s walk-in closet. Unlike conventional, rectangular spaces, this one was narrow with oddly angled walls and a pitched ceiling. These quirks made off-the-shelf closet systems a non-starter, forcing G … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

5 Simple Tool Organizers for the Home Workshop

Are you tired of having your tools cluttered on your garage shelves? These five creative DIY tool organizers and racks will transform your workspace. You can easily repurpose IKEA items to create custom storage that clears clutter and adds a touch of personal style to your worksh … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

How a Hand-Me-Down EXPEDIT Became a Stylish TV Unit with Storage

Creating a unique and practical TV unit with storage from a secondhand IKEA EXPEDIT (now known as KALLAX) is a great way to upcycle and add a personal touch to your living room. “For too many years, we used an old leftover piece from a big multimedia unit for our TV,” explained S … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Bright ideas for the IKEA wooden figure

The IKEA GESTALTA artist’s figure is a classic, posable wooden mannequin that is often found perched on the desks and shelves of artists and enthusiasts alike. Traditionally used as a reference tool for capturing the complexities of the human form in drawings and paintings, this … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

This Genius Hidden Closet Hack Transforms Top Floor Landing

When it comes to maximizing space and adding a touch of bespoke elegance to a home, Lee Middleton’s recent hidden closet hack ticks all the boxes. The design blends in so seamlessly that you might miss it unless the homeowner reveals its secret storage. Lee was quick to point out … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Super cute kids loft bed made from IKEA cabinets

Chia, a creative parent and DIY enthusiast has taken the concept of a space-saving bedroom to new heights with her ingenious hack of IKEA SMÅSTAD cabinets. She transformed the simple storage solution into a multi-functional kids’ loft bed and play den for her two children, showca … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

IKEA Adjustable Desk: This Hack Makes Height Adjustments A Breeze

Meet Matthias, an IKEA hacker who found a brilliant solution to a work-from-home woe: sharing a standing desk and limited patience for constant adjustments. Matthias’ creation, aptly named LYFT, tackles the annoyance of switching desk positions between users. LYFT utilizes a modi … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

DIY pedalboard in 10 minutes using affordable IKEA products

Building your own pedalboard doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. With a trip to IKEA and some out-of-the-flatpack thinking, you can craft a sturdy and stylish platform for your stompboxes. IKEA offers a variety of items that can be repurposed into functional and affordab … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Transform Your Space: Creative Home Decor Ideas

Looking to give your home an instant face-lift but don’t know where to start? Transforming your space can be simple with the right decorative touches. This article will provide creative home decor ideas to help you overhaul any room without breaking the bank. Learn clever storage … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

24 IKEA Hacks to Spruce Up Your Home for Spring

As the winter chill fades and vibrant blooms erupt, our homes crave a touch of springtime magic. With its affordable and endlessly customizable furniture, IKEA becomes the perfect playground for refreshing your space and embracing the season’s spirit. But who says you have to sti … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Building a DIY Home Flight Simulator: IKEA LACK takes flight

Eric Ferguson from Canada built an incredible homemade flight simulator for his seven-year-old nephew using a surprising material: IKEA LACK tables! The secret lies in the tables’ hollow construction. Ferguson cleverly utilized the MDF shelf from a medium LACK coffee table to cre … | Continue reading | 3 months ago

10 Raised Garden Bed Ideas for 2024

According to the National Gardening Association, over 77% of U.S. households participate in lawn and garden activities yearly. For those with limited yard space, raised gardening beds allow for growing ample flowers, herbs, and vegetables in compact areas. With many raised bed op … | Continue reading | 3 months ago

DIYers hack the cutest IKEA Night Lights

The IKEA range of children’s night lights offers adorable designs and practical features to soothe anxieties and create a calming bedtime environment. From playful cloud shapes to friendly animal figures, these night lights provide a gentle glow that chases away shadows without b … | Continue reading | 3 months ago

This clever IKEA hack completes Kerry’s dream laundry room

Over a year ago, Kerry attempted her biggest IKEA hack, transforming her old kitchen into a super functional laundry room. Recently, she added another clever tool to the space—a fold-up clothes drying rack for fabrics that need to be air-dried. She says on her Instagram account t … | Continue reading | 3 months ago

KitKat Door Style for a Sweet IVAR Cabinet Makeover

DIY enthusiast Keekshuis showcased a fantastic transformation of the IKEA IVAR, transforming the cabinet doors into a style reminiscent of the iconic chocolate wafer. She admits that the DIY process was a trial and error and “not everything is as tight” as she would like. “But th … | Continue reading | 4 months ago

7 money-saving ideas to upcycle your kid’s old crib

Have kids outgrown their cribs? Reinvent it into another useful piece of furniture. The IKEA SNIGLAR or GULLIVER crib is awesome in the laundry room, even in the kitchen and study. Here are a few ways to upcycle them and extend their use for many more years. 3 ways to use IKEA SN … | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Transforming IKEA bookshelves into a Speakeasy DIY Bar

IKEA furniture is known for its affordable, modular design – but one creative has taken it to a whole new level by transforming some common IKEA items into a hidden DIY bar. Rachel Martino of @DreamloftStudios, hacked together a speakeasy-style home bar using BILLY bookcases, LOM … | Continue reading | 4 months ago

Coconut Coir: What Is It and How To Use It

You may have heard of coconut coir, but do you truly understand it? This remarkable natural, sustainable product, once a neglected byproduct of the coconut industry, is now, rightfully, growing in popularity. In case you haven’t guessed already, I love coconut coir. It’s my favor … | Continue reading | 5 months ago

Pantry Closet with Wasted Space is now a Highly Efficient Pantry Cabinet

Brittney and Justin found themselves dissatisfied with the functionality of their kitchen pantry closet. Determined to address the issue head-on, this dynamic DIY duo, known for their insightful blog @HomeandKind, decided to embark on a mission to revamp their “very petite pantry … | Continue reading | 5 months ago

How to Design an Inviting Front Yard Garden

The front yard is a passerby or visitor’s first impression of your home and you. It is also the first thing you see when you leave or return to your home. A front yard garden should reflect the people who live in the house and make the space feel warm and inviting, offering a wel … | Continue reading | 5 months ago

7 Woodworking Project Ideas To Get Started With This Hobby

Woodworking is a trendy hobby, with its demand exploding in 2020 when a large part of the population was home and had the time to tackle new hobbies. Despite the high prices of lumber, woodworkers and woodworking enthusiasts spend their hard-earned money on lumber and tools to cr … | Continue reading | 5 months ago

Love Your IKEA TROFAST Again with These Chic Closed Cabinet Makeovers

Are you tired of your IKEA TROFAST shelves displaying all your clutter? You can transform those open shelves into neatly closed storage units that hide away the mess. Whether you need kitchen cabinets, bathroom organizers, or toy storage clutter-busters, these two TROFAST makeove … | Continue reading | 5 months ago

How to repurpose Chest Drawers to Underbed Storage Drawers

Recycle your old LEKSVIK dresser for some new underbed storage drawers. I decided to tackle my enormous pile of mess under the bed and repurposed two sizable drawers from an old IKEA dresser into underbed storage drawers. The transformation has left my bedroom looking remarkably … | Continue reading | 5 months ago

12 Viral IKEA Hacks You Can Complete in an Afternoon

These IKEA hacks went viral in 2023, and it’s easy to see why. They offer an affordable way to elevate your home decor without costing an arm and a leg. Plus, they have that “I can totally DIY this myself” factor that gets people excited to recreate them. These IKEA hacks are bes … | Continue reading | 5 months ago

Maximizing Entryway Storage with a Genius IKEA Cabinet Hack

Is your hallway in need of a storage overhaul? Therese faced a similar dilemma with her limited storage space for coats, shoes, and bags. To tackle this challenge, she ingeniously devised a plan to repurpose IKEA kitchen cabinets, transforming them into a bespoke entryway cabinet … | Continue reading | 6 months ago

The Top 10 IKEA Hacks of 2023

2023 has witnessed a surge of ingenious IKEA hacks that push the boundaries of the original products, making them more functional, stylish, or completely transformed for a new purpose. From adding luxurious textures and patterns to simple storage solutions, people have cleverly r … | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Start 2024 Off Strong with IKEA’s New DAJLIEN Home Training Collection

Furniture giant IKEA’s latest range is not your typical collection of Scandi-styled storage units and sofas. Its new DAJLIEN home training collection is best described as “home training home decor,” essentially blurring the lines between workout equipment and home decor. The 19-p … | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Christmas Party Games to Sleigh the Night

Planning a memorable Christmas party involves more than just decking the halls and preparing delicious treats. One essential element to make or break your festive gathering is the selection of Christmas party games. Tailoring these games to your audience—whether kids, teens, adul … | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Christmas Tree Decorations: Ideas and Inspiration for the Holiday Season

For many of us, putting up the Christmas tree is the start of the Holiday season and sets the tone for all our Christmas decorating. While some choose a different tree style each year, others cherish the tradition and the memories attached to old, well-loved, and re-used Christma … | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Sourcing and Decorating With Vintage Christmas Decorations

Vintage Christmas decorations are one of the most popular antiques to hunt for and collect. Whether it’s the nostalgia these decorations hold, their quirky vintage charm, or the elevated craftsmanship from the past, they are highly sought after. Vintage designs are so revered tha … | Continue reading | 6 months ago

32 Simple Christmas Crafts To Make at Home

The festive season can be such an expensive time of year. Costs can spiral with gifts to buy and friends and family to entertain. One of the areas in which you can save money is by creating Christmas crafts for gifts and home decor. Crafting can not only be a relaxing and enjoyab … | Continue reading | 6 months ago